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Ms. Shontaya Laquisha Lashae Strickland

January 12, 2024

Ms. Shontaya Strickland Obituary

Ms. Shontaya Laquisha Lashae Strickland 24, of Lumberton, NC, formerly of Whiteville, NC exchanged this life for a home in glory on Friday, January 12, 2024. She was the daughter of Mr. Curtis Strickland and the late Ms. Sakia (Cricket) Bellamy of Whiteville, NC.  


A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at 1:00 pm from the Brunswick Waccamaw Baptist Association Building, 600 Pine Log Road, Whiteville, NC, with Prophetess Brenda Perkins eulogizing.  Burial will follow in Cherry Grove Cemetery. 


Ms. Strickland is survived by her father: Curtis Strickland, four sisters: Shenika Bellamy, Shiann Juwana Barnes, Veronica Leann Gowans, and Lashonda Gowans, two brothers: Twamaine Bellamy and Curtis Demetrius Gowans, foster parents: Tamara Bellamy and Latonya Hamilton, and a host of family and friends. 


A viewing will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, from 3 to 6 pm in the Smith Funeral Home Chapel.  Viewing will also be on Thursday one hour prior to service and following the service. 


A facial covering is requested at the viewing and service. 


Friends may visit the family at 409 Carthage Road, Lumberton, NC. 


A service of Smith Funeral Home, Inc., of Whiteville, NC. 

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Open Viewing
January 17, 2024

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Smith Funeral Home Inc.
306 S JK Powell Blvd
Whiteville, NC 28472

Open Viewing
January 18, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Celebration of Life
January 18, 2024

1:00 PM
Brunswick Waccamaw Missionary Baptist Headquarters
600 Pine Log Road
Whiteville, NC 28472


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